International Trade in Colombia

International Trade in Colombia

After two consecutive years of a growth rate higher than 6%, Colombia's economy had to endure the effects of the global economic crisis (collapse in prices of export products, reduction of the American demand) and recorded a growth of 0.8% in 2009.  However, the growth revived vigorously... Read more

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Overview About International Trade in Colombia

Main Industry Sectors

Agriculture represents 8.5% of the GDP and employs more than 18% of the active population. Due to the climate and the topography of the country, agriculture is extensive and very varied, and contributes to 75% of the export revenues. Colombia's main crops are coffee, bananas, cut flowers, cotton, sugarcane, livestock, rice and corn. The cultivated lands hardly take up 8% of the country's total surface area. Colombia has also many natural resources such as coal, oil, natural gas, iron ore, nickel and gold.

Industry represents around 36% of the GDP and employs nearly 20% of the population. Colombia's main industries are textile, chemical products, metallurgy, cement, cardboard containers, plastic resins and beverages.

Colombia's main economic sector is the services sector, which represents more than 55% of the GDP and employs nearly 60% of the active population.

 

Economic Overview

After two consecutive years of a growth rate higher than 6%, Colombia's economy had to endure the effects of the global economic crisis (collapse in prices of export products, reduction of the American demand) and recorded a growth of 0.8% in 2009.  However, the growth revived vigorously in

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